Is There Such Thing as Too Much Preventative Maintenance?

  • Is There Such Thing as Too Much Preventative Maintenance?

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    Any good facility manager worth their salt will tell you that regular maintenance is cheaper and a smarter financial decision than solely fixing things when they break. In addition to the financial costs of repairs, there is problem of production loss caused by unplanned downtime when an asset fails. But, with as important and crucial […]

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  • The True Cost of Deferred Maintenance

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    Every facility manager has the same problem: how to do more with less? Facilities managers are under constant pressure to lower the price of almost everything. That’s why they are always on the lookout for new ways to cut repair costs. While deferred maintenance might shrink short-term costs, it often causes wide-ranging long-term costs. Below […]

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  • Can You Automate Preventative Maintenance?

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    Today there are plenty of preventive maintenance tasks which can be automated. These tools can run programs automatically—and at specific times. In fact, you can easy set up your system to perform a whole swath of maintenance activities. Automation Decreases Wear and Tear Overuse of equipment reduces its working life. That means overloaded equipment needs […]

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  • Why Reporting Is So Important

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    All businesses collect facility-related data—everything from financial figures, repair and maintenance costs, to reporting meeting room usage and logging employee requests. But why is this information important? And how can we better use it? We’ll discuss some of the reasons why reporting is important. Know Your Audience A good report depends on accurate data. How do […]

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  • 3 Ways to Lower Your Office Supply Budget

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    One of the simplest methods to pare back you office budget is to decrease office supply costs. Office supplies can add up quickly. That random $25 purchase can really add up over time. –Luckily, there are many ways to cut back on expenses without losing the tools you need to do business. Below are three […]

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